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post #2391 of 6068
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Originally Posted by stickg1 View Post

Performance is better with two fans. Read the last few pages of this thread, there's a lot of talk about simple mods.

Stickg1,

Ok, I read back for a few pages and you are right! Lots of great suggestions.

For now, I suppose I will stick with the CoolerMaster Sickle Fan 120 mm Blue LED.

I have two more, and I am looking for four extra screws/bolts to attach the second fan.

Anyone know where I can purchase those 4 screws/bolts?

And what size are they?

I suspect OSH has them in stock if I can only discover the screw/bolt size.

Soar
post #2392 of 6068
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Originally Posted by soarwitheagles View Post

Stickg1,
Ok, I read back for a few pages and you are right! Lots of great suggestions.
For now, I suppose I will stick with the CoolerMaster Sickle Fan 120 mm Blue LED.
I have two more, and I am looking for four extra screws/bolts to attach the second fan.
Anyone know where I can purchase those 4 screws/bolts?
And what size are they?
I suspect OSH has them in stock if I can only discover the screw/bolt size.
Soar
I ordered mine from a watercooling site located in sweden! smile.gif I'm sure you find it in your country thumb.gif

6-32 x 30mm screws is what the package says! smile.gif


Change both fans on the 620 radiator and it's a quiet high performance cooling system! Running mine with 2 fans and changed cooling paste, 4,1GHZ overclock on my CPU and still rocking! biggrin.gif
    
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post #2393 of 6068
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Yes, that is an H70 Corsair that caused me sooooooooo much heart ache. Now I am trying the Antec 620 and to be honest with you, I do feel a little apprehensive. Has anyone here had trouble with the Antec 620 leaking?
Please let me know.
Thank you,
Soar

I personally only know of one instance of an antec leaking on this forum. It was a 920 I believe. Pretty sure the user was Nocturin. Let me find the post.

Edit: Here's the log of his rma experience etc. http://www.overclock.net/t/1269059/khuler-chronicles-antec-920-leak-update-13-8-29-12
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post #2394 of 6068
Well I checked out the thread size for the 620 and its an American thread I used 4 power point metal threads they fit perfectly so just go to your hardware or electrical store and get 4 power point metal threads too easy they come with the power point or you can buy them separately.
post #2395 of 6068
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Originally Posted by ghostly44 View Post

Well I checked out the thread size for the 620 and its an American thread I used 4 power point metal threads they fit perfectly so just go to your hardware or electrical store and get 4 power point metal threads too easy they come with the power point or you can buy them separately.

Computer case screws are the hardware used to secure parts of a computer case to the case. Although there are numerous manufacturers of computer cases, they have generally used three thread sizes. The Unified Thread Standard (UTS) originates from the United States while the ISO metric screw thread is standardized worldwide. In turn, these thread standards define preferred size combinations that are based on generic units—some on the inch and others on the millimeter.

The UTS 6-32 screws are often found on hard disk drives and the case's body to secure the covers.

The ISO M3 threaded holes are often found on optical disc drives and floppy drives.

The UTS 4-40 thumbscrews are typically located on either side of D-subminiature connectors such as on VGA or DVI ports

PC radiators frequently use 6-32 screws. That's NOT 6/32", but 6 gauge 32 threads per inch.


Couple of solutions to 6-32 screw problems:


By mothman


By DJ4g63t - A tie each side fastened with the head cut off another tie....

Work for you?
Edited by alancsalt - 9/17/12 at 2:11am
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post #2396 of 6068
The power point screws are not 6/32" but the stated 6 gauge 32 threads per inch see for yourself. I have some that are 2.5 inches long so a shroud placed between the radiator and fan would not be a problem. No cable ties needed. They fit perfectly simple solution works for me.
Edited by ghostly44 - 9/17/12 at 3:31am
post #2397 of 6068
You need 6-32 1.25" screws for a standard 25mm wide fan. I suppose 1.5" would work too. Local hardware store has them for about $0.10 each.
post #2398 of 6068
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Computer case screws are the hardware used to secure parts of a computer case to the case. Although there are numerous manufacturers of computer cases, they have generally used three thread sizes. The Unified Thread Standard (UTS) originates from the United States while the ISO metric screw thread is standardized worldwide. In turn, these thread standards define preferred size combinations that are based on generic units—some on the inch and others on the millimeter.
The UTS 6-32 screws are often found on hard disk drives and the case's body to secure the covers.
The ISO M3 threaded holes are often found on optical disc drives and floppy drives.
The UTS 4-40 thumbscrews are typically located on either side of D-subminiature connectors such as on VGA or DVI ports
PC radiators frequently use 6-32 screws. That's NOT 6/32", but 6 gauge 32 threads per inch.
Couple of solutions to 6-32 screw problems:

By mothman

By DJ4g63t - A tie each side fastened with the head cut off another tie....
Work for you?

Very, very creative. But I would worry about the zip ties stretching or even snapping over time. I prefer metal screws with some loc-tite.

Soar

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Originally Posted by M3TAl View Post

I personally only know of one instance of an antec leaking on this forum. It was a 920 I believe. Pretty sure the user was Nocturin. Let me find the post.
Edit: Here's the log of his rma experience etc. http://www.overclock.net/t/1269059/khuler-chronicles-antec-920-leak-update-13-8-29-12

Now I feel a lot more confident. Thanks M3tal
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Originally Posted by Macke93 View Post

I ordered mine from a watercooling site located in sweden! smile.gif I'm sure you find it in your country thumb.gif
6-32 x 30mm screws is what the package says! smile.gif

Change both fans on the 620 radiator and it's a quiet high performance cooling system! Running mine with 2 fans and changed cooling paste, 4,1GHZ overclock on my CPU and still rocking! biggrin.gif

Thank you!

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Originally Posted by ghostly44 View Post

The power point screws are not 6/32" but the stated 6 gauge 32 threads per inch see for yourself. I have some that are 2.5 inches long so a shroud placed between the radiator and fan would not be a problem. No cable ties needed. They fit perfectly simple solution works for me.

Thanks for the clarity!
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Originally Posted by stickg1 View Post

You need 6-32 1.25" screws for a standard 25mm wide fan. I suppose 1.5" would work too. Local hardware store has them for about $0.10 each.

Ok, I will run to OSH ASAP!

You guys are incredible!
post #2399 of 6068
On the H50, if the screws were too long you could damage the radiator. We had to make sure they were only as long as needed.

Yar, some guys just wanted to try creative solutions. I used longish 6-32 screws myself, trimmed to suit. Still found their tricks interesting.
Some guys in out of the way places had trouble finding screws and came up with temporary solutions while they waited for mail order.
You can peg them with standoffs and hold them down with carby springs too.
Edited by alancsalt - 9/17/12 at 6:59am
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post #2400 of 6068
Hi again I would hope that people cut them to the correct size. Just because you can get long screws doesn't mean that you don't cut them down, of course if you don't cut them you probably would damage something. So check, the stated 2.5 inch screws need to be cut to size. Sorry I just assume people would check this before going ahead. Remember double check before doing things like this. Good Luck
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